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Chapter Mission

To promote and advance the effectiveness, learning and best practices among professionals who deliver value to corporations through the strategic management of corporate real estate, workplace resources and the work environment.

To be recognized by members and the industry at large as the Connecticut/Westchester and Western Massachusetts regions' leading professional organization dedicated to the commercial real estate industry.

Chapter celebrates second annual Women's Networking Evening


The chapter, in partnership with CREW CT – The Real Estate Network, held its second annual Women’s Networking Evening on April 17. Some 125 people attended the event, held at the Bone & Joint Institute Ambulatory Services Building at Hartford Hospital. From left, Terri Frink, The S/L/A/M Collaborative; Mark Nisbett, People, Places & Spaces and chapter President; Debbie Laviero, OFI; Colleen Sheridan, RM Bradley, and CREW –  CT President; Becky Nolan, MetroHartford Alliance; Jamie Brätt, Deputy Director, Development Services, City of Hartford; Sara C. Bronin, Chair, Planning and Zoning Commission, City of Hartford; Maureen Funke, greenbox-is; Stephanie Fulbright, The Hartford; Marcia Fowler, Herman Miller; Courtney Hendricson, CERC, and past President of CREW – CT.
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Speakers outline strategies
for smart buildings and smart spaces


Mike DeNamur
, Vice President, Smart Building Solutions at JLL, outlined
strategies for integrating and monitoring building systems via the Internet of Things.
Heather Long, Integrated Technology Consultant at Steelcase, took the
discussion into the buildings themselves with a discussion on monitoring space
use and basing design decision on that use. The two spoke at a  
“Smart Buildings / Smart Spaces” session on March 29. Special thanks to
John Longo, Head of Facilities at Diageo, along with his team, for hosting the
event at Diageo’s Norwalk headquarters.

Chapter issues 2017 Annual Report

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first-ever Annual Report.

Panel discusses WELL Buildings


Stephen Brown, WELL AP, Vice President, Global Business Development, International WELL Building Institute, joined a panel to address the WELL Building Standard from a variety of perspectives. Ike Cheung, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED® AP, Senior Workplace Design Strategist at Haworth, and William Plunkett, Senior Associate in Advisory & Transaction Services at CBRE, filled out the panel. Aetna hosted the Feb. 1 event